Cost Estimator Driveline (DRL) Europe (f/m)

Kongsberg Automotive, s.r.o.

Place of work
Hlavná 48, Vráble
Contract type
Start date
by agreement
Wage (gross)
2 500 EUR/monthFinal salary is based on experiences of the candidate.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for a motivated accountant responsible to create cost calculation for new projects, new opportunities (quotations) and for capital investments (Capital Expenditures Requests (CER’s)) for European Driveline Business Unit quotes in Kongsberg Automotive, s.r.o.

The tasks include:
1. Preparation of product costing: Drawing analysis, bill of material and other documentation to prepare times, costs, materials and labor estimations.
2. Gather proposals, specifications and related documents in a timely manner with related departments in order to convert specifications to cost estimates for new and current products. Consult closely with the quote team, plant, engineering and purchasing personnel to establish required cost data.
3. Actively contribute to the development and support of cost estimating processes, benchmarking, cost estimating tools, and continuous improvements.
4. Providing cost support and training for employees in other departments

Employee perks, benefits

Kongsberg Automotive offers a variety of perks and benefits within its social policy, such as:
  • monthly contribution to the voluntary pension system (“3. pilier”)
  • contribution for massage
  • contribution for dioptric glasses
  • bonus for blood donors
  • family day/health day

Information about the selection process

Interested in working for Kongsberg Automotive? Please send us your CV in English. We would like to thank all the candidates for their CVs - we will contact only those with relevant experience.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Finance ; Project Engineering

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

SAP - advanced
Microsoft Office - advanced
Microsoft Excel - advanced

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Minimum of 3 years experience in an automotive manufacturing and/or engineering related environment, and practical experience in the product costing environment.

Required skills:
  • Cost Estimation calculation; commercial awareness
  • Finance and Engineering Information Analysis
  • Understanding of Financial Reports and Accounting practices
  • Proficient computer literate with advanced MSOffice and particular Excel (Pivot, lookups etc)
  • Knowledge ERP Systems, SAP preferred, and associated software
  • Strong communication and language skills; fluent in English
  • Autonomous working style and used to work with global teams
  • Problem-solving approach and solution-oriented mindset


Brief description of the company

Kongsberg Automotive provides world class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 10.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers. In our Vráble plant we produce mainly AT shifters and other products. You can find more at our web page

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Kongsberg Automotive, s.r.o.
Hlavná 48
952 01 Vráble
ID: 3852896  Megjelentetés dátuma: 23.10.2020  Alapbér (bruttó): 2 500 EUR/month